Period
to 26 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for npm skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited npm over the 6 months to 26 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

npm
UK
6 months to
26 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 432 599 550
Rank change year-on-year +167 -49 +83
Permanent jobs citing npm 266 551 821
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.55% 0.39% 0.49%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.40% 1.26% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 244 541 614
Median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +12.50%

npm is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 18,979 43,892 41,168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.39% 31.26% 24.59%
Number of salaries quoted 15,799 35,699 33,349
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

npm
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing npm as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for npm in the UK

npm
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing npm.

Salary trend for npm in the UK

npm
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing npm over the 6 months to 26 September 2020.

Salary histogram for npm in the UK

npm
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing npm within the UK over the 6 months to 26 September 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +177 243 £55,000 - 55
UK excluding London +226 155 £45,000 -10.00% 36
London +135 105 £70,000 +12.00% 23
North of England +211 49 £50,000 +17.65% 12
Midlands +147 38 £37,500 -16.67% 7
North West +150 34 £50,000 +17.65% 5
Work from Home +10 34 £51,250 -14.58% 9
South East +130 24 £60,000 - 6
West Midlands +111 24 £38,250 +2.00% 5
East of England +128 16 £37,500 -22.08% 2
East Midlands +94 14 £35,000 -36.36% 2
Yorkshire +153 13 £42,500 +41.67% 7
Scotland +93 11 £32,500 -7.14% 3
South West +105 10 £45,000 - 5
Wales +48 7 £40,000 +14.29% 1
North East - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 26 September 2020, IT jobs citing npm also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for npm.

1 189 (71.05%) JavaScript
2 180 (67.67%) CSS
3 161 (60.53%) HTML
4 152 (57.14%) AngularJS
5 139 (52.26%) Git (software)
6 126 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
7 121 (45.49%) Node.js
8 117 (43.98%) webpack
9 109 (40.98%) Front End Development
10 99 (37.22%) Sass
11 98 (36.84%) TypeScript
12 88 (33.08%) HTML5
13 84 (31.58%) React
14 83 (31.20%) Redux
15 74 (27.82%) CSS3
16 72 (27.07%) TDD
17 65 (24.44%) Unit Testing
18 64 (24.06%) REST
19 61 (22.93%) Software Engineering
19 61 (22.93%) Docker
20 60 (22.56%) DevOps
20 60 (22.56%) .NET
21 55 (20.68%) RESTful
22 51 (19.17%) Vue.js
23 50 (18.80%) User Experience
23 50 (18.80%) gulp
23 50 (18.80%) LESS
24 49 (18.42%) AWS
25 47 (17.67%) Microservices
26 46 (17.29%) Web Services

npm
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (6.02%) IIS
2 14 (5.26%) CMS
3 13 (4.89%) Confluence
4 9 (3.38%) Apache
5 4 (1.50%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.75%) nginx
7 2 (0.75%) WordPress
8 1 (0.38%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (2.63%) Sketch
1 7 (2.63%) Zeplin
2 6 (2.26%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (3.38%) Magento
2 2 (0.75%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 49 (18.42%) AWS
2 27 (10.15%) Azure
3 26 (9.77%) Yarn
4 25 (9.40%) SaaS
5 13 (4.89%) GCP
6 12 (4.51%) Serverless
7 9 (3.38%) NuGet
8 7 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (2.63%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (2.26%) Amazon ECS
9 6 (2.26%) Amazon S3
9 6 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (2.26%) Cloudflare
10 5 (1.88%) AWS CodeBuild
10 5 (1.88%) AWS CodePipeline
11 4 (1.50%) Amazon Cognito
12 2 (0.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.38%) Datadog
13 1 (0.38%) GitHub
13 1 (0.38%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.88%) HTTP
2 4 (1.50%) SSH
3 3 (1.13%) Internet
4 2 (0.75%) DNS
5 1 (0.38%) FTP
5 1 (0.38%) MQTT
5 1 (0.38%) Skype
5 1 (0.38%) SMTP
5 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (13.16%) MySQL
2 27 (10.15%) SQL Server
3 20 (7.52%) NoSQL
4 17 (6.39%) Relational Database
5 14 (5.26%) Redis
6 12 (4.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 12 (4.51%) MongoDB
6 12 (4.51%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.88%) Cosmos DB
8 2 (0.75%) Big Data
8 2 (0.75%) InterSystems Cache
8 2 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.38%) Power BI
9 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 139 (52.26%) Git (software)
2 117 (43.98%) webpack
3 50 (18.80%) gulp
4 40 (15.04%) Grunt
5 38 (14.29%) Jenkins
6 34 (12.78%) Babel
7 30 (11.28%) Bower
7 30 (11.28%) JIRA
8 25 (9.40%) Cypress.io
9 20 (7.52%) Jasmine
10 19 (7.14%) Karma Test Runner
11 17 (6.39%) Selenium
12 16 (6.02%) Mocha
13 15 (5.64%) Protractor
13 15 (5.64%) TestCafe
14 14 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
15 13 (4.89%) jspm
15 13 (4.89%) Maven
16 8 (3.01%) JUnit
16 8 (3.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 43 (16.17%) Finance
2 12 (4.51%) Front Office
3 8 (3.01%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.26%) Publishing
5 5 (1.88%) Retail
6 4 (1.50%) Back Office
6 4 (1.50%) Banking
6 4 (1.50%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.13%) Games
7 3 (1.13%) Public Sector
8 2 (0.75%) Digital Economy
8 2 (0.75%) Electronics
8 2 (0.75%) Marketing
9 1 (0.38%) Advertising
9 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.38%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 192 (72.18%) Developer
2 76 (28.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 45 (16.92%) React Developer
4 38 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 30 (11.28%) Software Engineer
6 27 (10.15%) Full Stack Developer
7 25 (9.40%) Angular Developer
8 21 (7.89%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 20 (7.52%) Web Developer
10 18 (6.77%) .NET Developer
11 16 (6.02%) Lead Developer
11 16 (6.02%) Senior React Developer
11 16 (6.02%) Software Developer
12 14 (5.26%) JavaScript Engineer
13 13 (4.89%) .NET Web Developer
13 13 (4.89%) DevOps Engineer
13 13 (4.89%) JavaScript Developer
14 11 (4.14%) PHP Developer
15 9 (3.38%) C# Developer
15 9 (3.38%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (67.67%) CSS
2 161 (60.53%) HTML
3 152 (57.14%) AngularJS
4 121 (45.49%) Node.js
5 99 (37.22%) Sass
6 88 (33.08%) HTML5
7 84 (31.58%) React
8 83 (31.20%) Redux
9 74 (27.82%) CSS3
10 64 (24.06%) REST
11 60 (22.56%) .NET
12 55 (20.68%) RESTful
13 51 (19.17%) Vue.js
14 50 (18.80%) LESS
15 46 (17.29%) Web Services
16 40 (15.04%) jQuery
17 34 (12.78%) JSON
18 33 (12.41%) Jest
19 31 (11.65%) ASP.NET Web API
20 28 (10.53%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 50 (18.80%) User Experience
2 25 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.14%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (3.76%) Virtual Team
5 9 (3.38%) Data Structures
6 7 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
6 7 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (2.26%) Cloud Native
8 5 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.13%) Social Media
9 3 (1.13%) STB
10 2 (0.75%) Cybercrime
10 2 (0.75%) iPhone
10 2 (0.75%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.75%) Over-the-Top Content
10 2 (0.75%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.38%) Life Science
11 1 (0.38%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.38%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 27 (10.15%) Linux
2 17 (6.39%) Windows
3 10 (3.76%) Ubuntu
4 7 (2.63%) CentOS
4 7 (2.63%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.88%) Unix
6 3 (1.13%) Android
7 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (40.98%) Front End Development
3 72 (27.07%) TDD
4 65 (24.44%) Unit Testing
5 61 (22.93%) Software Engineering
6 60 (22.56%) DevOps
7 47 (17.67%) Microservices
8 45 (16.92%) Continuous Integration
9 41 (15.41%) BDD
9 41 (15.41%) Web Development
10 30 (11.28%) Analytics
10 30 (11.28%) MVC
10 30 (11.28%) OO
11 29 (10.90%) Scrum
12 24 (9.02%) OOP
12 24 (9.02%) Problem-Solving
13 21 (7.89%) OWASP
14 20 (7.52%) Workflow
15 18 (6.77%) Kanban
16 17 (6.39%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 189 (71.05%) JavaScript
2 98 (36.84%) TypeScript
3 45 (16.92%) ES6
4 41 (15.41%) C#
4 41 (15.41%) PHP
5 32 (12.03%) Java
5 32 (12.03%) SQL
6 17 (6.39%) Bash Shell
7 15 (5.64%) T-SQL
8 9 (3.38%) PowerShell
8 9 (3.38%) Python
9 8 (3.01%) Go
9 8 (3.01%) PHP 7
10 7 (2.63%) C++
11 6 (2.26%) ES8
12 5 (1.88%) Java 8
13 4 (1.50%) C
13 4 (1.50%) ES7
14 2 (0.75%) VB
14 2 (0.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
1 7 (2.63%) Degree
2 2 (0.75%) SC Cleared
2 2 (0.75%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.38%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.39%) QA
2 5 (1.88%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 61 (22.93%) Docker
2 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (7.89%) Ansible
2 16 (6.02%) Kubernetes
2 16 (6.02%) Terraform
3 9 (3.38%) Puppet
4 8 (3.01%) Kibana
4 8 (3.01%) logstash
5 7 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.50%) MIIS
6 4 (1.50%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (1.13%) yum
8 1 (0.38%) Graylog
8 1 (0.38%) Packer
8 1 (0.38%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 28 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.89%) Google
3 8 (3.01%) Oracle
4 7 (2.63%) Zend
5 6 (2.26%) Autodesk
6 4 (1.50%) SAP
7 2 (0.75%) Adobe
7 2 (0.75%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.38%) Apple
8 1 (0.38%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.38%) MarketAxess
8 1 (0.38%) New Relic
8 1 (0.38%) RedGate
8 1 (0.38%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.38%) Splunk
8 1 (0.38%) Veracode
8 1 (0.38%) VMware